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is teaming up with our sister paper "u.s.a. today" for tonight's debate. and beginning at 9:00 p.m., "u.s.a. today" reporters will be live blocking about what the candidates say. you can see that live on wusa9.com. keep your television tuned to channel 9 to watch the debate which begins at 9:00 p.m. and also log on to wusa9.com. then you can join derek and anita a 11:00 p.m. as they fact check what the candidates say, what the "u.s.a. today" fact checking team -- with the "u.s.a. today" fact checking team. >>> first there was a rescue. next comes the reunion. two missing hikers from virginia neal peckens of herndon, virginia and jason hiser of richmond, virginia are due back home after they were located in the rugged back country of glacier national park in montana. the families of the two veterinarians reported them missing on friday after they failed to catch their flight home. rescue teams spent the next three days searching for them. it was terrible weather. there were high winds, limited visibility and lots of snow. but they were found about 4:30 yesterday in the national park. >> it
debate between president obama and governor romney. 9news now is teaming up with our sister paper "u.s.a. today" and beginning at 9:00 p.m., "u.s.a. today" reporters will be fact checking exactly what the candidates say. and you can watch the analysis live on our website wusa9.com. this morning "u.s.a. today" white house correspondent aamer talked with andrea roane about what we can expect. >> as far as substantively, i have a hard time believing there's going to be this huge big policy announced in a debate. that just doesn't happen. what's remembered about the debates are the small moments. you're likable enough, i knew john f. kennedy. >> again, you can watch the debate and get instant truth analysis from a team of "u.s.a. today" reporters live tomorrow night on wusa9.com. then at 11:00, derek mcginty will be at "u.s.a. today" headquarters for deeper analysis of the hits, the runs, the errors of the first presidential debate. >>> about 100 metro riders had to walk down a rain soaked broken escalator at dupont circle this morning. many were turned away because metro crews deemed that
center believes this will slowly weaken as it kind of parallels the u.s. coast here as we go through the weekend. sunday morning east of wilmington, north carolina. it's going to be a battering of wave action, some winds, rain along the coast. as we get into sunday night, monday, looks like it may start getting over toward us. here we are monday morning east of hatteras and elizabeth city. this is the concern beyond that. the turn to the northwest is what we're looking at. and the center of the potential path brings it over toward new jersey potentially as we get into tuesday ternoon, tuesday evening. so new york, long island would get that. we'de on the weaker side. we're still inthat cone of uncertainty. if this thing tracks a little farther west, a little farther southwest, that would up our threat potential. we're going to watch it. it's very close to comfort levels or noncomfort levels. we'll be tracking this for the rest of the week and the weekend with the very latest on every newscast and online. jc, back to you. >> thank you very much, huward. >>> sand -- howard. >>> sandy's
and if what they say passes muster. this is your no bull zone. we're teaming up with "u.s.a. today" reporters to bring you just the facts in tonight's debate. >>> it's live beginning at 9:00 p.m. on wusa9.com. we will be fact checking as we said what the candidates say. we will also live stream the debate on our website. and then you can watch 9news now at 11:00 for the most comprehensive and accurate debate coverage. >>> occupy protesters say they will, quote, stick it to the banks today. they're upset with banks foreclosing on homes. organizers held a protest this morning outside the bank of america located at 15th street and pennsylvania avenue northwest across the street from the white house and the treasury department. they're planning to protest several other banks later today. >>> the board that is overseeing the construction of the multibillion dollar metrorail extension is getting four new members. yesterday the d.c. city council approved the measure allowing the metropolitan washington airports authority to add the new members. the district and maryland will each get one more seat o
ginty watched the debate with our partners at "u.s.a. today." >> reporter: there was a lot to talk about and a lot of facts out there, especially this $5 trillion in tax cuts. president obama says that's what romney wants to do. romney says not me. take a listen. >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of the extension of the bush tax cuts. that's another trillion dollars. and $2 trillion in additional military spending that the military hasn't asked for. >> i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut. i don't have a tax cut of a scale that you're talking about. my view is that we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class. >> reporter: all right. two contending points there. only one of them can be right. paul singer, the fact checker here tonight, political editor at "u.s.a. today." who's right? >> mitt romney does have tax cuts in his plan. the issue is it really a $5 trillion tax cut because what he says is if it will -- says but it will make more revenue because it creates more jobs. those people then start paying taxes. so it doesn't
not get into the college of your choice, did you sue? a couple from hong kong is suing a u.s. college after their two sons did not get into an ivy league school. the couple said they paid more than $2 million to get their sons into an elite university. preterribly harvard. they now want their many back. >>> american david wineland and frenchman certainly haroche are the 2012 nobel prize winners in physics. they were cited for their groundbreaking efforts for measuring and manipulation of quantum systems. but because of the world economic crisis, their winnings are down from $1.5 million to $1.2 million. >>> coming up ahead, d.c. gets ready to host its first playoff baseball game since fdr's administration and howard will tell us whether the weather is going to be good. >> looking much better tomorrow once we get into the afternoon. some sun returns. right now getting a little brighter out here. hoping for a little sun this afternoon. that should warm us up a bit more. still kind of cool. look at the temps as we -- temps as we go to break. 54 laurel. 52 in alexandria. full seven-day fo
continues, there have been rumors and sightings for years, but now proof the u.s. government may have been testing flying saucers in the skies after all. >>> then a little bit later, find out why some people are dressed up like pandas. isn't that cute? >>> felix baumgardner plans to free fall from 23 miles over new mexico tomorrow. the 43-year-old was hoping to help nasa figure outweighs for astronauts to survive a high altitude disaster. >>> another pro jeblght rumored to have taken to the skies over roswell, new mexico may have actually been reality. the u.s. government is releasing drawings, and schematics of the flying saucer it tried to build back in the 1950s. those documents show that the united states air force worked with a canadian company to create what it called a supersonic craft, shaped like a disk. project 1794 was eventually dropped in 1960, after the saucers built proved hard to fly at high all the tuesday. >>> first -- altitudes. >>> first the ruby slippers, and now dorothy's dress is on the move. the outfit judy garland wore in the wizard of oz is being auctioned off. i
of mailing a letter is going up. the u.s. postal seice is raising the price of a first class stamp next year. so beginning in january, it will cost 46 cents to mail a letter. the postal service is also unveiling a global forever stamp. the $1.10 stamp will allow customers to send letters anywhere in the world. >>> well, it normally travels at a speed of 17,000 miles per hour. but the space shuttle endeavour is now moving two miles per hour through the streets of los angeles. the orbiter is on its way to a museum. 400 trees were cut down, more than 100 traffic lights had to come down in order for the shuttle to make the trip. the endeavour will be on public display starting october 30. >>> important pieces of white house history are going on the auction block today. they were collected by a long time employee who saved many of the items if the trash bin. >> reporter: at the auction gallery in atlanta, georgia, john lloyd is selling his grandfather's hand me downs. >> it's cheesy, i know. >> reporter: given the hands they originally came from, there is plenty of interest. >> when you work at a
as a result of the ntroversy surrounding his cycling career. the u.s. antidoping agency release add massive report last week detailing allegations of widespread doping by armstrong and his teammates when they won the tour de france seven straight times. minutes after the announcement, nike severed its relationship with armstrong. a nike statement said it's serverring ties with the cyclist due to seamingly insurmountable evidence that lance armstrong participated in doping and misled nike for more than a decade. >>> police in netherlands are looking for suspects in one of the largest art heists in recent hiory. cjar;oecharlie d 'agata reports. >> reporter: thieves broke into the museum around 3:00 a.m. tuesday morning and walked off with seven pieces of artwork. the list of stolen work reads like a textbook in art history. they include a pick picasso, a gogan and two monets. no guards were on duty at the time of the robbery, but police arrived at the museum just five minutes after the alarm system was triggered. >> the alarm system is supposed to be a state of the art so we've got no reason
camera tickets issued in the city. why? >> most people think it is an interstate highway or a u.s. highway by its design and the number of lanes. but they're being fooled. they have fooled themselves. >> reporter: this speed camera at 295 and benning road is the fourth busiest speed camera in the city. over the last year it issued more than 36,000 tickets -- 46,000 tickets for a whopping $5 million in revenue. if 295 looks like a freeway, people drive on it like a freeway. in some sense isn't it a little until fair to have this many speed cameras on this stretch of roadway? >> the other question is whether the speed limit should be evaluated or reevaluated on 295. >> reporter: four of the top ten speed camera locations are on 295, including the top two. the others are on missouri avenue, porter street and 16th street northwest, new york avenue in northeast, and independence avenue and branch avenue in southeast. together these top ten account for half of all speed camera tickets. that's nearly $42 million. not to mention all the money that comes from the 62 other speed cameras aro
the u.s. coast. stop the clock sunday morning. still have it at 80 miles an hour. may be 75. maybe falling to tropical storm strength but as it transitions to something tropical to somethg we call extra tropical like a nor'easter you might see in the wintertime, that's probably what it might maintain or even strengthen again. 80 miles an hour monday morning at 8:00. then the track, the center of the track now is taking it on the west side of the delaware bay. this would be devastating with the flooding up the bay, southern new jersey. for us rain and wind and plenty of it because here we are tuesday morning and it will take another day until it gets northwest of harrisburg. we're actually going to start to feel the effects of this i think by sunday evening, sunday night. we could have two daitz of tropical storm -- days of tropical storm conditions. the forecast models are consistent. i want to show you the spread. we have some models going toward ocean city, others long island. then you see the loop de loop. this will be around for a while. great damage potential unfortunately mon
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